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The Checkup for June 20: 4 new COVID cases reported in Vermont

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With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis.

The numbers

According to the Vermont Department of Health, there have been four new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont on Friday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,147. Two of the new cases are in Windham County, while Caledonia and Chittenden counties each have one new case.

In Bennington County, the cumulative total stands at 69.

No Vermonters died of the disease over the past day. The death toll stands at 56. No Vermonters are currently hospitalized with the disease.

So far, 57,028 tests have been administered.

The health department reported that 902 people were being monitored as of Friday, and 1,175 have completed monitoring. The number increased significantly as of June 15, when close contacts and travelers who are being monitored in Sara Alert were added.

Three more Vermonters have recovered from COVID-19 since Friday, bringing the cumulative total to 920.



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